AMERICAN author George Saunders has won the Man Booker Prize for 2017.
His novel Lincoln in the Bardo, beat off stiff competition from Emily Fridlund’s History of Wolves, Fiona Mozley’s Elmet, Paul Auster’s 4 3 2 1, Ali Smith’s Autumn and Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West. Continue reading
THIRTEEN books have made it onto the prestigious Man Booker Prize longlist, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Revealed to the public on Thursday, July 27, the list includes four American and four British authors, two from Ireland, two authors of Pakistan and British heritage and one writer from Indian. Continue reading
PAUL Beatty has become the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
His book, The Sellout, is published by small independent publisher Oneworld, who had their first win in 2015 with Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings. Continue reading
Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall
Hilary Mantel’s Booker winning novel, Wolf Hall, has been adapted into a period drama series, which airs this Wednesday (October 21) at 8 pm on BBC First (DStv channel 119). Continue reading